Categories

Loading...

Languages

Locations

Loading...

Sources

Loading...

Links

News

3 weeks ago
allahan is five years sober and works for social services on the Flathead Indian Reservation, helping families through similar struggles. She has kept details of her recovery private, fearing she’ll be judged. Some see Suboxone as a legal high rather ...
General Social WorkCriminal JusticeWomens Issues
3 weeks ago
e is retiring from Lutheran Social Services in Fargo, the state's lone resettlement agency, at the end of the month. "I would love to travel," said Phan, who is moving to California with his wife to be close to their three grown children and their ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingMinorities and Immigration
3 weeks ago
ut not all local news centered around Trump. The state, after two years without a budget, finally cobbled one together, but not before numerous social service agencies were adversely affected. School districts contended with the rights of their LGBT students.
General Social WorkEducation
3 weeks ago
ut to provide social services that the government didn’t provide at the time.” Today, Bella Vista, south of Center City, is among the most competitive real estate markets in Philadelphia. Newcomers are mostly white; longstanding black communities have ...
General Social Work
3 weeks ago
s temperatures fell below freezing Tuesday, a water main gave way in Medford. Social Services in both Nassau and Suffolk counties are opening up buildings to keep people out of the extreme cold. Social Services in both Nassau and Suffolk counties are ...
General Social Work
3 weeks ago
et’s publication of photos of his mutilated body influenced a generation of blacks to enter fields like law and social work and, yes, journalism. In these deaths and near deaths are reminders of challenges that lie ahead for us, the living. Baltimore ...
General Social Work
3 weeks ago
arly this morning, the Knesset approved in second and third readings an amendment to the Work and Rest Hours Law which allows the Labor and Social Services Minister to define and limit the conditions under which government employees or employees of state ...
General Social Work
3 weeks ago
usan Gilbert is the Social Services Director for the Salvation Army. Gilbert says they work each year to tighten guidelines to prevent this from happening such as marking bar codes on bikes. In fact, Gilbert is already setting dates for the 2018 mandatory ...
General Social Work
3 weeks ago
n Connecticut this program is called the Connecticut Energy Assistance Program (CEAP) and is housed under the Department of Social Services (DSS). The state's Community Action Agencies administer the $74M+ program locally in all 169 cities and towns.
General Social Work
3 weeks ago
he group has collected and donated 1.8 million coats to New Yorkers in need over the past 29 years. This year’s requests from shelters, social service agencies and schools is an increase compared to last year’s tally of 109,000 coats. Another local ...
General Social WorkEducationHealth and Care
3 weeks ago
person intervention services to 236 people — including 132 adults and 104 children, said Barb Dahl, Scott County's social services director. Suicide attempts were the primary ...
startribune.com via Live.com News 
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingHealth and CareMental Health
3 weeks ago
he severe weather protocol means the state’s Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection, Department of Social Services, Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services and Department of Housing work with 211 and the shelters to ensure ...
General Social WorkHousing and PovertyHealth and CareMental Health
3 weeks ago
We don't want anybody to stop feeding people," he said. "We just want it done in a way that's connected to social services providers ... and not on the street corner because we can't make sure those connections are being made in these street corner feedings."
General Social WorkCharities and VolunteerismHousing and Poverty
3 weeks ago
esuit action there is centered on education, pastoral work, and social work. “If we don’t prepare engineers, professors, or doctors now—even though we’re in the middle of a conflict—the future will never arrive,” he explains. The people of Sou ...
General Social WorkEducation
3 weeks ago
uring the protocol, the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services, Department of Housing and Department of Social Services coordinate with the Coalition to End Homelessness to provide individuals transportation to shelters. The cold comes after ...
General Social WorkHousing and PovertyHealth and CareMental Health
3 weeks ago
This worked out wonderful for us,” said SA social services director Susan Gilbert. “We have a family who serves every Christmas Eve. So normally, we would have just reheated leftovers for lunch today. “Because of the holidays, we sent out an extra ...
General Social Work
3 weeks ago
hen she returned for a second cleaning in June, Ms. Rone told Mr. Eckstein about her plans to go into social work. She likes trying to figure out how people tick, she said, piecing together the tiny threads that make up the tapestry of someone’s life.
General Social WorkEducation
3 weeks ago
o it was a really warm feeling to me to see that happen,” added William Smart, the deputy fire marshal. The Department of Social Services and Woodruff Community Center donated items and the City of Inman actually gave toys to the children who had to ...
General Social WorkChildren and Parenting
3 weeks ago
hea Bryan is a single mother putting herself through graduate school. She spends her days at an unpaid internship for her social work program. At nights, she bartends for tips. Sometimes, the pay is lucrative. But around October, her work – and money ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingEducation
3 weeks ago
uman and social services, education, economic development and arts and culture. "As a community bank, one of our most important responsibilities is to help improve the overall quality of life in the region," Chelsea Groton Bank President and CEO Michael ...
General Social WorkEducation
3 weeks ago
ocial Services requests are very high given that the agency serves the most vulnerable among us: children, the homeless and victims of domestic violence, to name a few. Animal Control works with animals in need of food, shelter and medical care and ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingHousing and PovertyHealth and Care
3 weeks ago
uring his 14 years in office, the late President Hugo Chavez launched numerous programs aimed at providing free medical care and social services to Venezuela's neediest, while Maduro regularly touts initiatives to provide subsidized food and housing.
General Social WorkHousing and PovertyHealth and Care
3 weeks ago
he extraordinary advertising spending comes at a time when the Mexican government is cutting budgets across the board, including for health, education and social services. The federal government spent as much on advertising last year, about $US500 million ...
General Social WorkEducationHealth and Care
3 weeks ago
n 2018, it will be the center's 40th year serving the hungry and homeless in Stamford. The center also offers social services. Volunteers in Norwalk fed around 200 people on Christmas Eve. Volunteers in Norwalk fed around 200 people on Christmas Eve.
General Social WorkCharities and VolunteerismHousing and Poverty
3 weeks ago
fter getting some food and a chance to rest up, along with donations from police department employees, the four were taken to Samaritan Inn, a private social service agency which deals with homelessness. Survey results released in July showed the number ...
General Social WorkHousing and PovertyCriminal Justice
1|2|3|4|5|6|7|8|9|10>

Latest Blog

1 day ago
By Paul R. Pace, News staff  The world needs an interdisciplinary approach more than ever to address the social, political, technological and climate challenges of today and the future, says Ambassador Wendy Sherman, a newly appointed NASW Social Work Pioneer ®  Political solutions c[...]
 

More Blogs

5 days ago
As we begin the new year, it seems like a good time to provide an update on the Association’s ongoing Modernization Initiative.  We’re pleased to report that the implementation of the initiative is proceeding, for the most part, according to schedule.  We are now in the middle of the second ph[...]
 
6 days ago
By Alison Laurio, News contributor When J. David Hawkins was a probation officer in the 1980s, he thought, “Isn’t there something we should have done to prevent these kids from getting to this place?” Programs from that period like “Just Say No” and “Scared Straight” just didn’t work[...]
 
4 weeks ago
Black and male youths are over-represented at every stage of juvenile justice processing. Despite laws passed decades ago to mitigate these disparities, they persist to this day. That racial bias may be a potential cause of the over-representation of minority youths should be of great concern to soc[...]
 
4 weeks ago
By Paul R. Pace, News staff Grameen Bank provides credit without collateral to those who are poor in rural Bangladesh. Aimed primarily at women, these microcredit loans of often no more than $100 are meant to help those who are poor launch small businesses. The bank says it has 8.92 million borrower[...]
 
5 weeks ago
By Paul R. Pace, News staff Social workers are the among the behavioral health professionals greatly needed to meet a growing demand for services, says the new leader of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, or SAMHSA. Dr. Elinore McCance-Katz is the assistant secretary for [...]
 
6 weeks ago
The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) partnered with the American Psychological Association on the amicus brief in Masterpiece Cakeshop, Ltd. v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission. The U.S. Supreme Court case addresses the validity of Colorado’s anti-discrimination statute which prevent[...]